Tag Archives: 127 Hours

Danny Boyle: His best films so far

Few filmmakers like to mix things up as much as Danny Boyle does. As a director, he has a style that’s easy to notice, but he often applies it to fairly unique projects. Boyle is an Academy Award winner, the helmer of a Best Picture winner, and considered one of[...]

Spotlight on the Stars: James Franco

Howdy ladies and gentleman For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to go ahead and take a look at a rather unique A-lister. Someone who vacillates between humongous Hollywood blockbusters and odd little independent films, always doing his own thing. The A-lister in question? None other than James Franco. He’s[...]

Oscar’s host James Franco won’t work like Ricky Gervais

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: I don’t know about you, but I’m really looking forward to seeing what James Franco and Anne Hathaway bring to their Oscar hosting duties. Judging from the promos alone, I think we are in store for quite a treat from these two young talents who in[...]

James Franco has the Oscars all figured out

HollywoodNews.com: As James Franco is going to be cohosting the Oscars with Anne Hathaway, he seems to have the more difficult parts of the night all figured out. While Franco revealed that there might be “some singing, there might be some dancing” on the big night, he also revealed how[...]

James Franco on why he’s played a number of gay roles

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: James Franco may be getting Oscar buzz for his performance in the film ‘127 Hours’ but it is his willingness to take on a variety of gay roles that people always seem to want to talk about. He addresses this in the new issue of ‘Entertainment[...]

James Franco is heading back to ‘General Hospital’ in the midst of Oscar season

HollywoodNews.com: Even though James Franco has come a long way this year, given his buzz worthy performance in 127 Hours, the man has not forgotten his roots. Franco will be returning to his old home at General Hospital for a small, two-episode stint airing the Friday before the Oscars ceremony[...]

James Franco wants to host Oscars so he won’t think of award

HollywoodNews.com: James Franco has had some Oscar buzz around him with his role in the film ‘127 Hours’ which is exactly the reason he decided to host the show this year. The actor reveals that all the Oscar award talk can drive people crazy, states Just Jared. So, when the[...]

Natalie Portman, Colin Firth collect first (of many) trophies – Awards Season Roundup

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Natalie Portman and Colin Firth have been announced as winners of the Desert Palm Achievement Awards for Acting by the Palm Springs Film Festival. Speaking of Portman,[...]

Are the “127 Hours” faintings a publicity stunt?

By Sean O’Connell HollywoodNews.com: Saturday night, at the closing screening of the 13th Annual Savannah Film Festival, programmers had to press the pause button on Danny Boyle’s breathtaking test of endurance, “127 Hours,” because an audience member passed out. “You have to turn the lights on,” a woman screamed. “We[...]

“127 Hours'” Danny Boyle and Christian Colson at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: DANNY BOYLE’s (Director/Screenwriter/Producer) career started in the theatre with Howard Barker’s “Victory,” Howard Brenton’s “The Genius” and Edward Bond’s “Saved,” which won the Time Out Award. Boyle also directed five productions for The Royal Shakespeare Company before moving into television where his work included producing Alan Clark’s controversial “Elephant”[...]